A witness who heard the sound of trees cracking on a forest service road in B.C.’s Interior led police to a fatal motor vehicle accident.
Castlegar, B.C., RCMP say a pickup truck was found down a 600-foot embankment on Saturday evening, with the vehicle’s lone occupant declared dead at the scene.
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Police say the 20-year-old Castlegar resident was thrown from the vehicle. The accident scene was located around 10 kilometres along Deer Park Forest Service Road.
“Around 8:35 p.m., a witness who claimed to have seen lights and heard trees cracking called the Castlegar police to report a car collision,” said police.
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“The witness drove to a location where they could get a signal and dialed 911.”
RCMP say the incident is under investigation.
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